yashmak


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yashmak

, yashmac
the face veil worn by Muslim women when in public
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Hadeer Ahmed, an Egyptian bank employee, said she prefers Yashmak Beach and now finds it difficult to swim at mixed beaches.
The young harem musician performs for what also seem to be recently arrived guests, as these women wear yashmaks, and at least one wears a feredge.
They were the ones who had to read in Latin alphabet the next day, although they were writing in Arabic script the day before; they were the ones who had to regulate the degree of intimacy with great caution and meticulous attention as they danced with men who were total strangers to them; those who looked properly dressed although they gave up the yashmak and the carshaf.
I WAS amazed to read about Corrie actress Eileen Derbyshire visiting her friend in a yashmak (Sunday People last week).
Fallon, who rides warm order Yashmak in today's Irish Oaks, had earlier been required to pull out all the stops to squeeze home on Tracking, beating Prose by a head.
(While pawing pages in search of those definitions I happened upon the enchanting and new-to-me noun yashmak, which identifies the veil worn by Moslem women to cover the face in public.)
"Behind the Yashmak." The Economist (28 October 1989): 58.
Across: 1 Exhibit; 5 Trapeze; 16 Lineage; 17 Iterates; 18 Espionage; 19 Opted; 20 Aim; 21 Idiotic; 22 Openly; 23 Yashmak; 25 Interim; 26 Risen; 27 Idyll; 29 Anaconda; 31 Algarve; 33 Abscond; 35 Crust; 37 Assembled; 39 To-do; 41 Lumbago; 44 Easiest; 46 Episode; 48 Mental; 50 Quashed; 51 Oppressed; 53 Needlework; 57 Amsterdam; 59 Norwegian; 62 Garage; 64 Yearn; 65 Extreme; 67 Neatest; 68 Persona; 70 Dismiss; 73 Dario; 75 Eclair; 78 Admission; 81 Endorphin; 83 Prediction; 86 Commanded; 87 Charade; 88 Oafish; 91 Knuckle; 92 Married; 94 En masse; 96 Aide; 98 Reference; 100 Annie; 101 Neither; 103 Starves; 106 Spillage; 107 Light; 109 Knife; 111 Messiah; 113 Sandpit; 116 Lomond; 118 Israeli; 120 Owl; 121 Usher; 122 Abrasives; 123 Deed poll; 124 Inspect; 125 Suspend; 126 Wealthy.
Examples are Lester Piggott Yashmak Cecil's first Grade 1 winner in the US, the filly landing the Flower Bowl Invitational Handicap at Belmont Park in October 1997.
WHERE on her body would a Muslim woman wear a yashmak?
Innocent ones like the sultry maiden in a yashmak eating Turkish delight or that man dressed in black climbing through a bedroom window to deliver a box of chocolates all because 'The lady loves Milk Tray".